|Born||May 11, 1980|
|Origin||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Genres||Singer-Songwriter, Rock, Punk, Psychobilly|
|Labels||Mass Music, Brash, Skybucket|
|Associated acts||Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band|
|Acoustic guitar and electric guitar, voice|
Taylor Hollingsworth is a singer/songwriter and guitarist from Birmingham, Alabama. He first picked up the guitar at age 14 and has gone on to front his own bands as well as play guitar for others, notably Maria Taylor. He is married to Maria's sister, singer-songwriter Kate Taylor. They had their first child together, a daughter, in 2012.
Hollingsworth plays guitar with Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst on his latest project, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band. During the Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band tour Taylor played some of his own music including the song called Central City from the album, Bad Little Kitty. He also records and plays with the Sweet Dog Experience, Monsieur Jeffrey Evans and His Southern Aces, Maria Taylor, Kate Taylor and Nik Freitas.
Hollingsworth's "Bad Little Kitty" was nominated in the 8th Annual Independent Music Awards for College Record Label Album of the year.
Taylor's album, "Life with a Slow Ear" came out on Oberst's Team Love Records label in November 2009.
He is also part of the duo Dead Fingers with wife Kate Taylor. They released their first album in 2012.
- You Know That Summer's Comin' - Taylor and the Puffs (2003 · Skybucket Records)
- Tragic City - Taylor Hollingsworth (2005 - Brash Music)
- Bad Little Kitty - Taylor Hollingsworth (2008 - Mass Music)
- Conor Oberst - Conor Oberst (2008 · Merge Records)
- Outer South - Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band (2009 · Merge Records)
- Life With a Slow Ear - Taylor Hollingsworth (2009 - Team Love Records)
- Pawn and Gun - SDX (2013 - Team Love Records)
- I’ve gone on 4 tours with her, 3 U.S. and 1 in Europe http://bhamterminal.com/timetable/2008/07/28/taylor-hollingsworth-checks-in/